Matt McDermott

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The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire: what happened and what's next

The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Angelenos who are into electronic dance music, or EDM, are in the right place, but it wasn’t always that way. Los Angeles used to be kind of an electronic music backwater.

L.A. is a New Hub for EDM

Angelenos who are into electronic dance music, or EDM, are in the right place, but it wasn’t always that way. Los Angeles used to be kind of an electronic music backwater.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Science continues to suffer attack from the Trump administration. Testimony on climate change and national security has been censored.

from To the Point

E. Jean Carroll is the latest woman to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct. Trump denies these claims and denies that he ever met her.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis and seismologist Lucy Jones check out an earthquake fault up close.

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Immigrant rights advocates and groups nationwide are preparing for this weekend, when a major ICE operation is supposed to take place.

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A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.

from Scheer Intelligence

Utility companies were to blame for some of the terrible fires that have happened over the last couple of years.

from Greater LA

The U.S. women’s soccer team celebrated their World Cup victory with a parade in New York. Thousands of fans lined the streets to congratulate the two-time world champions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is finally fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo the Obama Clean Power Plan.

from To the Point